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Aberystwyth Castle
Ranked #4 of 36 things to do in Aberystwyth
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

First visit to Aberystwyth and what a joy. A piece of history in a spectacular setting, which was clearly popular as a place to gather on our visit. Given on the day we visited it was wall to wall sunshine, why not indeed. Despite being busy with folk occupying picnic tables and grass areas in singles, couples and groups there was no rowdy behaviour just a sense of sit back and enjoy. Yes the castle is a ruin (aren't most as a result of the Civil War) but this castle is free and the ruins are in good order and the gardens well-tended. I can think of upteen castles in the UK where you'll pay a not inconsiderable entry fee for less.

Whilst there, do spend a little time respecting the Welsh memorial to the fallen war heroes. It is a grand monument, which would not look out of place in a capital city. It's a credit to the town.

Thank Dillan1965
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Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

In this day & age you do not get much for free. So it is great to see that you are free to wander around these old ruins free of charge.
Great views of Aberystwyth from here that old or young should enjoy.
If you don't , you can't complain as it is free !!!!

Thank places2seeplaces2go
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This one one of the more deteriorated castles I've seen in the U.K. I know a lot of them over there are just ruins, but this was pretty run down maintenance-wise.

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

This is a very well tended ruin on the coast in the heart of Aberystwyth, It is a shame that it is a ruin, becuase it must have been really impressive.

Thank hospitalman
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This Visitor Attraction is a must visit when here.Very well kept site, wonderful views,excellent children's play area,a chance to relax in a little oasis.

Thank Peter B
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